Necessity is indeed the parent of invention. While the pandemic entered uninvited, we accepted the challenge to up our game and do our part in bringing it to an end. Canada succeeds by supporting its universities.
An emergency military hospital, pictured in Camp Funston, Kansas, U.S., in either 1918 or 1919, during the Spanish influenza epidemic. Just as cholera gave rise to modern sanitation and the Spanish flu spawned public health, the battle to overcome COVID-19 will inevitably yield new and beneficial knowledge, writes Ishwar K. Puri. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia
HAMILTON—Tragedy, suffering, and uncertainty have trailed in the wake of COVID-19, bringing social and economic turmoil, and hurting people everywhere.
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While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
'Writing this book has brought me close to Canadians and the wonder of our national diversity. This prize is the icing on the amazing cake that has been my life': former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.